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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that, despite the many similarities between HIV-positive men and women, there are some sex/gender-related differences with important HIV prevention and treatment implications. These differences range from the interaction of HIV and the female immune system, to the social vulnerability that places women at higher risk for HIV and its complications. In order to design...
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REYATAZ, WHAT ARE ITS "WORSENING" / HEPATOTOXIC EFFECTS ?

dear dr. d good day and good health !can you state with specificity what effect(s) short-/longtermadministration of reyataz (atazanavir) can have on active untreated hbvin a coinfected patient ?the reyataz patient info leaflet states :reyataz can...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...You should certainly be treating your HBV along with your HIV. It is very convenient now with 3TC, FTC, and tenofovir which are all active against HBV. Reyataz Read more »

REYATAZ, WHAT ARE ITS "WORSENING" / HEPATOTOXIC EFFECTS ?

dear dr. d good day and good health ! can you state with specificity what effect(s) short-/longterm administration of reyataz (atazanavir) can have on active untreated hbv in a coinfected patient ? the reyataz patient info leaflet states : reyataz...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have used atazanavir in a number of hepatitis B infected patients without any problem. Atazanavir can cause an increase in indirect bilirubin levels (Like Gilbert's syndrome) which has not yet been demonstrated to actually cause any liver... Read more »

I want to treat my HIv the natural way

I don't trust all those toxic chemicals you guys push. I want to use alternative complementary therapies. Which ones work best?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...best therapeutic option.By way of definition, alternative and complementary therapies are actually two separate categories of treatment. Both are considered non-standard therapies and are not regulated for safety, efficacy or potency.... Read more »

Please help my daughter

fine some peace. I have asked this on the Hep C forum but got no answers.She is 29 weeks pregnant. She has been treated in the emergency room for Anxiety over this question. Her boyfriend is Hep C+. They had unprotected sex in June. She is now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but HIV/HCV coinfection may impair immune system recovery after starting antiretroviral therapy. Coinfection can complicate treatment. People with liver damage due to chronic hepatitis are more likely to experience hepatotoxicity (liver toxicity)... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Viramune

...until liver function returns to normal. Permanently discontinue it if abnormalities return. Rarely, severe and life-threatening hepatotoxicity (liver damage), including three fatal cases, have occurred. Women with CD4 counts greater than 250... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

... What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...hard on your body. Whenyou are co-infected, each disease makes the otherone worse. You can get sicker faster, and it is hard to treat both diseases at the same time. HIV cancause the Hep C virus to reproduce more quickly.People who are... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

... What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a gay man with that problem...lol. I have tried a bunch of different... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...had practiced any activity that would put me at risk. I am so worrried and obsessed by this one incident that sometimes I even treat myself as infected already. I am always so worried once every month for fear that I may put my dear ones at risk... Read more »